Schedule for Thesis Presentations, Spring 2014


All sessions are in Fulton Hall 423.  We will meet from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. (except on April 10, when we will meet starting at 8:30 a.m.).  Breakfast will be available starting at 8:45 a.m. (8:30 a.m. on April 10).  Advisers are invited to attend.  Each presentation should be about 30 minutes with some additional time for questions.  The room is equipped for power point presentations and also has an overhead projector. 

April 10

Alison Wawrzynek: “Entrepreneurship in Post-Reunification Germany”  (Baum)
Jordan Kelleher: “Predicting Pay-Per-View Numbers for UFC Events”  (McGowan)

John Morrison: “The 2008 Financial Crisis:  Deregulation’s Impact on Ethical Behavior”  (McGowan)

April 15

Brandt Davies: “Explaining Trends in American Inequality”  (Tresch)
Shawn Quinn: “Congestion Tax in New York City:  A Progressive or Regressive Tax?  (Tresch)

April 22

Matthew Alonsozana: “A Market Analysis of Healthcare Price Transparency Legislation”  (Beauchamp)
Nicolas Doering: “Consumption and Happiness”  (Beauchamp)

April 24

Caitlin Hegarty: “Misreported Data and Money Demand:  The Case of Argentina”  (Ireland)
John Sherman: “The Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) and Speculative Bubbles: A Theoretical Analysis of Divergence in Mainstream Economic Thought